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millwright

[mil-rahyt] /ˈmɪlˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a person who erects the machinery of a mill.
2.
a person who designs and erects mills and mill machinery.
3.
a person who maintains and repairs machinery in a mill.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See mill1, wright
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  • My husband teaches workers in a millwright apprenticeship program.
  • His decision to confront the strikers bore no relation to his duties as a millwright.
British Dictionary definitions for millwright

millwright

/ˈmɪlˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a person who designs, builds, or repairs grain mills or mill machinery
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Word Origin and History for millwright
n.

late 15c., from mill (n.1) + wright.

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